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Ticketmaster gets involved

Ticketmaster chose MFTA to be the host site for a day of service on Friday, April 19th.  Nearly the entire New York office came to help out in the warehouse, about 25 employees strong. They spent the morning color-coding and sorting … Continue reading

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Lions in the warehouse!

Don’t worry, they weren’t real lions – they were students from Columbia University’s student group Columbia Community Outreach (CCO). On Saturday, April 6, a group of 15 students volunteered at MFTA as part of their annual day of service. Every spring, … Continue reading

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Spring volunteering at MFTA gets a boost from Jumpstart

If you shopped at MFTA this week, you probably noticed that our fleet of shopping carts was much easier to steer. You can thank Jumpstart for that! Last Friday, a group of eager volunteers from Jumpstart came to MFTA to help … Continue reading

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Alabama and New York, working together at MFTA

This past Wednesday, we had a group of students from Birmingham-Southern College stop by the MFTA warehouse for a few hours of volunteering.  They came to us all the way from Birmingham, Alabama, as part of the school’s “Alternative Spring … Continue reading

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Holiday help from Bank of America

Last Thursday, we got some more volunteer help from Bank of America. We were visited by the Alternative Investments Division back in September. Last week, we happily hosted three eager volunteers from the Ultra High Net Worth Segment Marketing Division. As part … Continue reading

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City Year helps us out

Have you noticed that our hallways are looking a little bit brighter? You can thank City Year for that! On Friday, October 5, City Year corps members from almost a dozen public schools in Harlem, East New York, Long Island … Continue reading

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Bank of America gives us a hand

On September 13 and 14, MFTA hosted 60 volunteers from Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s alternative investments division. Bank of America encourages all of its employees to give back throughout the year. We were happy to be chosen by this office … Continue reading

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Calling all performers and volunteers for the Masked Marvelous Cocktail Party!

Fall is just around the corner and you know what that means: back to school, crisp fall days, and MFTA’s 11th Annual Masked Marvelous Cocktail Party! This year’s party will take place on Tuesday, October 23 from 6PM-10PM and the … Continue reading

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Macy’s and MFTA: Partners in time

This Tuesday we opened up our warehouse to 17 college interns from Macy’s, as a part of their Intern Give Back Day. The day is part of Macy’s Partners in Time program, which coordinates year-round volunteering opportunities for the company’s … Continue reading

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Community Day with Bard High School Early College Queens

On Wednesday, May 16 Materials for the Arts was proud to host more than 50 9th and 10th graders from our Long Island City neighbors at Bard High School Early College Queens. The visit was a part of the school’s … Continue reading

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